Now offering Infrared sauna sessions ~ 30 minutes may be added to your Acupuncture or massage treatment.
30 Minute- $30/add on
There’s nothing quite like a 30-minute sweat session in a sauna. You feel more relaxed and rested after you’re done, and the heat helps relieve sore muscles and improves your overall health and well-being. If the high temperatures of a traditional sauna are just too much for you to handle, an infrared sauna may offer the benefits of a sauna without the extreme heat.
Pain relief from sore muscles or arthritis
Clear and bright skin
Lower blood pressure
What is an infrared sauna?
Unlike a traditional sauna, infrared saunas don’t heat the air around you. Instead, they use infrared lamps to warm your body directly.
These saunas use infrared panels instead of conventional heat to easily penetrate human tissue, heating up your body before heating up the air.
An infrared sauna can operate at a lower temperature (usually between 120˚F and 140˚F) than a traditional sauna, which is typically between 150˚F and 180˚F.
manufacturers claim that in an infrared sauna, only about 20 percent of the heat goes to heat the air and the other 80 percent directly heats your body.
The supposed benefits of using an infrared sauna are similar to those experienced with a traditional sauna.
What to expect:
What should I wear in the infrared sauna?
Towels are provided - one to sit on and one to wear. Some guests choose to wear a towel, a bathing suit, or their undergarments in the sauna. We also provide a waffle robe, which you can wear in the sauna if that works for your body. We ask that towel use is limited to the sauna rooms and the shower/restroom area. Robes and clothing are to be worn between the private sauna rooms and the shower/restroom for the comfort and privacy of all guests and staff.
What can I bring into an IR sauna?
We encourage you to bring water or drink the water provided - hydration is essential! Please don't bring shoes or food into the saunas. Additionally, please do not bring lotions or oils into the sauna as they can stain the wood. You are welcome to bring your phone into the sauna, or use the Android tablet provided. You can also plug your cell phone into the system to play your own music or podcast over the speakers.
How much should I expect to sweat?
How much you sweat will depend on your individual body and the sweat you produce from infrared is usually oilier and less watery than other sweating experiences. This is due to the high concentration of toxins in the sweat you are expelling. Be aware that you may not sweat much in your first few sessions and that it is essential to stay hydrated. Drink water before and after your session.
How often should I come and how long till I see the results?
To fully experience the infrared sauna benefits, we recommend coming for sessions at least two times a week. Immediately after a sauna session you will feel refreshed and see a glow in your skin, similar to after a great workout. It will take a handful of sessions before the body acclimates and begins to deeply detox and see all the benefits related to infrared light therapy.
Is there an age limit and can children use the sauna?
We allow sauna use by anyone 16 years of age and older. Unsupervised children are not allowed, but you can bring children over the age of 6 with you for your sauna session. We recommend no longer than 15 minutes in the sauna for children, as they do not have the ability to regulate temperature the same way that adults can.
Can I use the IR sauna if I'm pregnant or nursing?
National Institutes of Health recommends that pregnant women limit sauna use for the duration of their pregnancy. Increasing body temperature above 100 degrees can increase risk of complications and birth defects. Far-infrared rays have been shown to be a safe and effective way to increase lactation in breastfeeding mothers. New moms can also benefit from many of the benefits of infrared sauna therapy, including detoxification of heavy metals and chemicals, decrease in anxiety and depression and strengthening of the parasympathetic nervous system.